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Billy Idol has added a handful of late-summer dates to his upcoming North American leg. Idol’s updated itinerary now takes in stops in Morristown, New Jersey; Reno, Nevada; Nashville, Tennessee; Hollywood, Florida; and New Orleans, Louisiana. Idol is on the road in support of...
Christie Brinkley and Alexa Ray Joel are reportedly thrown by Billy Joel’s announcement that he’s soon to become a father again. Billy, who turns 66 on May 9th, and longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting a baby sometime this summer. The child will be the first for...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman William Corgan has landed a position as Senior Producer, Creative and Talent Development at TNA Wrestling, where he'll be responsible for, among other things, developing characters and creating storylines for TNA’s Impact Wrestling, which airs Fridays...
Eddie Van Halen told Guitar World in a new interview that he was okay with leaving mistakes on Van Halen's new concert album, Live: Tokyo Dome In Concert. Eddie explained, "There are mistakes. After it was mixed I listened to a few parts and went, ‘Okay, I f**ked that up.’ But...
The Who performed its first-ever appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday (April 25th). Amazingly, the open air show was the Who's first Louisiana gig since its July 7th, 1980 show at Baton Rouge’s LSU Assembly Center. The Who played a standard hit-...
The Eagles’ Don Henley has joined a growing group of artists fighting against the use of cell phones during their live performances. Henley shed light on the problem posting on his Facebook page: "Bravo to Mumford & Sons for taking a stand on cell phone use at their pre-...
Paul McCartney has announced his first U.S. arena date for June 21st at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center. The show marks "Macca's" first return visit to the "City of Brotherly Love" since his two-night sold-out August 2010 stand at the venue. McCartney's two other stateside...
It was announced 34 years ago today (April 27th, 1981), that Paul McCartney's solo band Wings had disbanded. McCartney and his first wife Linda had formed the group in the summer of 1971 with drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist and Moody Blues co-founder Denny Laine. The...
Billy Joel will return to his real home turf on August 4th when he plays the final show at Uniondale, New York's Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum -- better known through the years as Nassau Coliseum. Billy will be the final artist to play the iconic Long Island arena before it...